The tallest building in Brooklyn begins its rise to the top

Things are looking up!

Construction is about to begin on Brooklyn's tallest building — the borough’s first thousand-footer that will rival the highest skyscrapers of Manhattan.  … Full Article


The Decemberists, Common, Gary Clark Jr. headline upcoming BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! season

The Decemberists, the Jayhawks, Aimee Mann, Branford Marsalis, Anoushka Shankar, Gary Clark Jr.,  Ricky Skaggs, Antibalas and Kronos Quartet will top an impressive lineup as Brooklyn’s premiere outdoor festival celebrates its 40th season in Prospect Park. … Full Article

Cops collar two in latest attacks on Jews in Crown Heights

For the third time in three weeks, an Orthodox Jewish man was reportedly attacked in Crown Heights – but this time, two suspects were caught. … Full Article


City planning for blockbuster ferry crowds in Brooklyn Bridge Park

It’s ferry good news for Brooklyn Heights commuters and tourists: The city will launch larger boats and add more dockhands to ease congestion at Brooklyn Bridge Park, one of the most popular destinations on the water-borne transit line. … Full Article

Brooklyn’s own Gangstagrass will perform ‘Live at the Archway’ in DUMBO

Ever wonder what blending bluegrass and hip-hop would sound like? … Full Article

Kushner Bushwick transaction linked to bank probed by feds

A bank that was under federal investigation until last year played a role in two recent real estate transactions involving Kushner Companies — one of them in Brooklyn. … Full Article

Con Edison selling ‘last large-scale’ Williamsburg waterfront development site

Con Edison is selling three vacant sites a block north of the former Domino Sugar Refinery on the Brooklyn waterfront, according to Crain’s New York Business.  … Full Article

The million-dollar ghost on the Brooklyn Heights Promenade

The owner of a decrepit Brooklyn Heights brownstone that could sell for millions is in danger of losing the house to foreclosure — for the second time! — if he doesn’t pay $55,000 in overdue taxes. … Full Article

Joe Lentol, age 75, is high on legalizing marijuana

Since before most of you were born, Joe Lentol has roamed the hallways of the State Capitol, representing the good people of Greenpoint since (hold onto your ballot) 1973. … Full Article


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